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Money talks: Should we tax sugar?

December 1st, 2015

Episode 528 of 1057 episodes

Governments around the world are taxing sugary drinks to help curb obesity, but do so-called 'sin taxes' on the likes of sugar or cigarettes work or has the nanny state gone rogue?

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